OnePlus mobiles announced its exclusive online store for the Indian market. The company has created an e-commerce platform via their official website. The online store will be selling the OnePlus accessories and not the latest mobiles. However, the OnePlus 3 smartphone appears on the store website, while clicked, the users are been redirected to company’s retail partner, Amazon India for purchase. In addition, the company is rewarding the existing Indian users by offering limited-time offers for being early supporters of the company. To avail the offers, the users are requested to register and verify their smartphones by providing IMEI details on the OnePlus online store. The users will also have to sign up to get an account on the online store.
OnePlus mobiles have clarified that the online store is intended to engage users with the OnePlus community in India. The store is currently providing exclusive original merchandise in India and the company has no plans to sell their smartphones via the online store as of now. While the smartphones are listing on the online store, the users are been redirected to company’s e-tail partner, Amazon India. Recently, the rumors of the discontinuation of company’s popular smartphone, OnePlus 3 were surfaced on the internet, after which, the OnePlus’s co-founder Carl Pei addressed the explanation on the OnePlus forums. The company is still manufacturing and selling the OnePlus 3 smartphone devices. But the buyers have to wait for 3-4 weeks to get their hands on OnePlus 3 smartphone. Pei has elaborated the reason behind the delay of OnePlus 3 smartphone shipment.
The demand for the AMOLED display panels in 2016 has drastically increased than the industry expectations. The factory capacity to produce the OnePlus 3 smartphone is currently affected due to this cut. The company has already increased the AMOLED orders but the supply shortage is occurring. The OnePlus 3 smartphones are coming with 3-4 weeks of waiting period in the US market, while in India, the smartphone is available for purchase on Amazon India. If the shortage continues, the Indian users will also face the waiting period for OnePlus 3 smartphone.